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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs takes testimony on three bills at hearing
Education | National | Politics
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs takes testimony on three bills at hearing (July 12, 2017)
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on bills affecting the Johnson O'Malley education program and several tribes in Oregon.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs adds another hearing to July schedule
Education | National | Politics
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs adds another hearing to July schedule (June 29, 2017)
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets on July 12 to consider bills affecting the Johnson O'Malley education program and several tribes in Oregon.

Klamath Tribes celebrate 30th anniversary of federal restoration
National | Federal Recognition
Klamath Tribes celebrate 30th anniversary of federal restoration (August 18, 2016)
The Oregon tribe regained federal status in 1986 after losing all of its land to termination.

Klamath Tribes report results of election for leadership positions
Politics
Klamath Tribes report results of election for leadership positions (May 3, 2016)
Don Gentry won a second, three-year term as chairman and Myra Gail Hatcher won the vice chairman's seat.

Dollar General defends plan to open in majority Native community
Business | Law | National
Dollar General defends plan to open in majority Native community (March 8, 2016)
Native Americans represent nearly 55 percent of the population in Chiloquin, Oregon, and the billion-dollar company wants to open a store there.

Klamath Tribes oppose Dollar General store due to court challenge
Business | Law | National
Klamath Tribes oppose Dollar General store due to court challenge (March 1, 2016)
The publicly-traded company is refusing to submit to tribal jurisdiction in a case that was heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Tribes unhappy with lack of progress on big water agreement
Environment | Politics
Tribes unhappy with lack of progress on big water agreement (September 17, 2015)
The Yurok Tribe has withdrawn from the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement and two other tribes also might walk away from the deal.

Riders from Klamath Tribes complete 250-mile journey to capitol
Environment | Law | Politics
Riders from Klamath Tribes complete 250-mile journey to capitol (June 24, 2015)
Tribal members say their leaders are ignoring their concerns about the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement.

Klamath Tribes hold swearing in ceremony for new chief judge
Law
Klamath Tribes hold swearing in ceremony for new chief judge (May 12, 2015)
Jeremy Brave-Heart plans to expand the tribe's juvenile justice program.

Klamath Tribes aid investigation into stolen artifacts in Oregon
Environment | Law
Klamath Tribes aid investigation into stolen artifacts in Oregon (February 26, 2015)
The items were take from graves and from other archaeological sites that were exposed by a prolonged drought in the Klamath Basin.

Don Gentry: Agreements protect sovereignty of Klamath Tribes
Opinion
Don Gentry: Agreements protect sovereignty of Klamath Tribes (August 7, 2014)
Don Gentry, the chairman of the Klamath Tribes of Oregon, explains the need for S.2379, the Klamath Basin Water Recovery and Economic Restoration Act.

JPR: Klamath Tribes ask Congress to approve water deal
Environment | Politics
JPR: Klamath Tribes ask Congress to approve water deal (April 18, 2014)
The Klamath Tribes of Oregon have signed off on the Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement and now Congressional approval is needed.

Opinion: Failure of treaty paved way for horrors of Indian wars
Opinion
Opinion: Failure of treaty paved way for horrors of Indian wars (February 17, 2014)
Professor Boyd Cothran discusses the history behind the 1864 Treaty with the Klamath.

OPB: Drought relief program for  members of Klamath Tribes
Environment
OPB: Drought relief program for members of Klamath Tribes (August 2, 2013)
Oregon Public Broadcasting reports on a program that helps members of the Klamath Tribes of Oregon.

JPR: Hoopa Valley Tribe calls water release a drop in bucket
Environment
JPR: Hoopa Valley Tribe calls water release a drop in bucket (July 22, 2013)
Jefferson Public Radio reports on a water release in the Klamath Basin.

OPB: Water rights of Klamath Tribes   date to time immemorial
Environment | Law
OPB: Water rights of Klamath Tribes date to time immemorial (June 18, 2013)
Oregon Public Broadcasting explains the water rights of the Klamath Tribes.

NPR: Klamath Tribes assert rights in long-running water war
Environment | Law | National
NPR: Klamath Tribes assert rights in long-running water war (June 17, 2013)
NPR reports on water war involving the Klamath Tribes of Oregon.

Klamath Tribes    issue first call  for treaty-based    water rights
Environment | Law | National
Klamath Tribes issue first call for treaty-based water rights (June 11, 2013)
The Klamath Tribes of Oregon issued a historic call for their treaty-based water rights. The Oregon Water Resources Department in March confirmed the tribe's senior rights in the Klamath River...

Donald  Gentry: Klamath Tribes work  to settle water disputes
Opinion
Donald Gentry: Klamath Tribes work to settle water disputes (May 6, 2013)
Donald C. Gentry, vice chairman and chairman-elect of the Klamath Tribes of Oregon, on water disputes in the Klamath Basin: The Klamath Tribes has a track record of seeking potential...

Klamath Tribes  score big ruling in long fight over water rights
Environment | Law
Klamath Tribes score big ruling in long fight over water rights (March 8, 2013)
The Oregon Water Resources Department has recognized the senior water rights of the Klamath Tribes. The findings and order of determination ensures that the tribes will be considered first when...

Opinion: Tribal division hurts Klamath River restoration efforts
Opinion
Opinion: Tribal division hurts Klamath River restoration efforts (October 22, 2012)
"Your report – Tribes Object to Chemical Tests on the Klamath River in the October 9 edition – quoted PacifiCorp spokespersons as stating that they are allowed to release algaecides...

History: Klamath Tribes rebuild community after termination
National
History: Klamath Tribes rebuild community after termination (August 22, 2012)
"The Klamath, Modoc and Yahooskin band of Snake Indians have lived in the area around Upper Klamath Lake and into the Sprague River Valley since time immemorial. When settlers began...

Leonard Masten: Hoopa Valley Tribe continues to ask for water
Opinion
Leonard Masten: Hoopa Valley Tribe continues to ask for water (August 13, 2012)
"Sunday's letter from the Klamath Water Users Association (”Tribe's opinion should get facts,” Times-Standard, Aug. 5, Page A4) questioned the Hoopa Valley Tribe's opinion piece in a very personal way,...

Hayley Hutt: Dam removal needed on Klamath to restore salmon
Opinion
Hayley Hutt: Dam removal needed on Klamath to restore salmon (July 30, 2012)
"Two major events that could decide the fate of Klamath salmon recently occurred. First, the Department of Interior decided to analyze putting extra water into the Trinity River to avert...

Tribes in Klamath Basin see restoration agreement go nowhere
Environment | National | Politics
Tribes in Klamath Basin see restoration agreement go nowhere (July 19, 2012)
A deal to remove dams from the Klamath River has stalled amid opposition from a local Tea Party group, The New York Times reports. Tribes in northern California and southern...

KLCC: Klamath Tribes working to increase runs of suckerfish
Environment
KLCC: Klamath Tribes working to increase runs of suckerfish (March 27, 2012)
"You won’t find Lost River suckerfish on any menus in the Northwest. But for years, this fish was a staple for the tribes living in Southern Oregon. Now the fishery...

Hayley Hutt: Tribal perspectives missing from Klamath report
Opinion
Hayley Hutt: Tribal perspectives missing from Klamath report (February 3, 2012)
"The Times-Standard's “Klamath draft report released; Thompson: 'Time for Congress to act is now'” article mistakenly recites that the 2010 Klamath Agreements “represent the best way forward for the Klamath...

Klamath Tribes win decisions in long-running water rights case
Environment | Law
Klamath Tribes win decisions in long-running water rights case (December 6, 2011)
The Klamath Tribes of Oregon claimed victory in a long-running water rights dispute. The tribe said a judge for the Klamath Basin Water Rights Adjudication issued six decisions that affirmed...

Opinion: Not all tribes support Klamath Basin restoration   plan
Opinion
Opinion: Not all tribes support Klamath Basin restoration plan (October 3, 2011)
"While WaterWatch of Oregon supports Klamath River dam removal and has spent decades working toward a sustainable future for the Klamath Basin, we have joined several Oregon and California conservation...

Leaf Hillman: Karuk Tribe supports Klamath restoration efforts
Opinion
Leaf Hillman: Karuk Tribe supports Klamath restoration efforts (September 26, 2011)
"Last week a long-awaited suite of federal studies describing the economic, environmental and cultural impacts of the Klamath Restoration Agreements was unveiled. For the diverse coalition of stakeholders who worked...

Klamath Tribes celebrate 25th birthday  of federal restoration
National | Federal Recognition
Klamath Tribes celebrate 25th birthday of federal restoration (August 26, 2011)
The Klamath Tribes of Oregon are celebrating the 25th anniversary of federal restoration. The tribes were terminated in 1954. They were restored to recognition in August 1986 but lost hundreds...

Yurok Tribe mourns loss of gray whale that spent 56 days  in river
Environment | National
Yurok Tribe mourns loss of gray whale that spent 56 days in river (August 17, 2011)
The Yurok Tribe of California is mourning the loss of a gray whale that died after spending 56 days in the Klamath River. The tribe tried to help the...

Yurok Tribe tries to help  stranded gray whale get  back   to   ocean
Environment
Yurok Tribe tries to help stranded gray whale get back to ocean (July 28, 2011)
The Yurok Tribe of California is trying to help a 45-foot-long gray whale that has been stuck in the Klamath River for four weeks back to the ocean. But the...

Opinion: Removal of   Klamath Basin dams based on science
Opinion
Opinion: Removal of Klamath Basin dams based on science (June 13, 2011)
"Several self-appointed “experts” have written several articles recently arguing against the removal of Klamath dams. Obviously dam removal is a controversial issue, but the public deserves to be presented with...

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